Tag: aggression

Alcohol Use Increases Aggression, Cannabis Use Decreases It, Finds Study

A study published in the most recent issue of the journal Psychopharmacology has found that alcohol significantly increases aggression while cannabis significantly decreases it. The study was a random controlled trial, typically refereed to as the “gold standard” for research studies. “This study investigated the acute effects of alcohol and cannabis on subjective aggression in …

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New Study Concludes Cannabis Use Doesn’t Cause Aggression

A new study published in this month’s edition of the journal Addictive Behaviors has concluded that cannabis use does not increase the odds of aggression between intimate partners, whereas alcohol directly increases the possibility of such aggression.  For the study, male college students in relationships committed daily surveys for a 90-day period, assessing their cannabis and alcohol use, as …

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New Study Indicates Cannabis May Reduce Aggression, Improve Social Interactions

A new study published by the journal Neuropharmacology has found that cannabinoids may reduce aggression, and improve social interactions. For the study, researchers “examined the role of cannabinoid CB1 receptors (CB1r) in aggressive behavior”, and found that a compound meant to mimic THC (a prime compound of cannabis) “significantly decreased the aggression levels” of the mice …

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